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A partnership with Catholic Education

Is your school thinking about STEM? Engage with Scienceworks and discover best practice for integrating new and emerging technologies into classroom inquiry units.

Work with Scienceworks STEM specialists to learn about project based STEM, real world applications, and relevant contexts to use in your classroom.
 

STEMworks Partner School Application

Are you interested in a whole-school approach to STEM learning at your school? Do you want to work closely with Scienceworks STEM specialists to help you get there?

Scienceworks’ STEMworks program are looking for Catholic partner schools from the Northern Region. Apply to be a STEMworks partner school, with the application below. Partner schools do not need to already be “advanced” in STEM but committed to working towards a school-wide STEM vision and pedagogy that produces a measurable improvement in teaching practice and learning outcomes.

If selected, partner schools recieve:

  • Tailored PL sessions and planning support for your staff
  • Access to incursions for your students
  • A close relationship with and advice from Scienceworks STEM specialists
  • First to know about and pilot new STEM programs at Scienceworks
  • Support to enter the CEM STEM MAD showcase
  • Opportunities to co-present at STEM conferences and network with other schools
  • Support assessing the impact of STEM learning on your students

Applications due Friday, March 27 2020 at 12pm

Download the application form (DOCX, 80KB)
 

Keen to get involved?

Get in touch to schedule a tailored STEM professional learning session at your school in 2020. Please note this opportunity is funded by CECV and only open to Northern Region Catholic schools.

You'll be able to choose from the following themes:

  • Introduction to STEM Learning
  • Junior Primary STEM Learning
  • Design Sprint Model STEM Lesson
  • Techxploration Digital Technologies Masterclass

Please have three possible dates prepared before you fill in the form.

Book a session

 
For more information, contact Emilie Nachtigall at [email protected] or 03 9392 4507.